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Sat, January 19th Noon to 5pm

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 2/8, 2/10

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Karunadhara (Kris Fondran)  Satyananda Yoga Instructor Karunadhara Kris Fondran

AYT-L2, RYT 500, E-RYT 500, RCYT


Karunadhara wrote her Master's Thesis on the effects of a daily practice on Sun Salutation and created the Mobile Yoga Workout, which earned her international recognition. She teaches regular yoga classes at Cleveland State University, is the owner of  North Coast Inline Skating School and travels the world as Director of the Inline Certification Program.

As an athlete and coach, Karunadhara realized the importance of flexibility training and stress management and tried yoga. The personal benefits she experienced sold her on yoga as a way of life.

Karunadhara is available for private classes and specializes in:

  • improving athletic performance by increasing range of motion and muscular strength
  • improving breath capacity and control with pranayama techniques
  • developing home practices for very busy people

Education Background

  • B.S., Elementary Education, CSU
  • Masters in Education, CSU

Yoga Education Background

Jignasu Sannyasin initiation from Swami Satyasangananda Saraswati, June, 2011 (Budapest, Hungary)

Mantra Diksha initiation from Paramahamsa Niranjanananda Saraswati, April 2004

Certifications, Regsitrations, Accreditations:

  • Accredited Yoga Teacher Level 2, SATYANANDA YOGA®
  • Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT), Yoga Alliance (500 hours)
  • Experienced Registered Yoga Teacher (E-RYT), Yoga Alliance (200 hours)
  • Registered Children's Yoga Teacher (RCYT), Yoga Alliance
  • Certified Yoga Teacher, Atma Center Teacher Training Program

Workshops, courses and other trainings:

  • Yogic Studies 2 and Teacher Training 2, SATYANANDA YOGA®
  • Yoga Purnima in Rikhiapeeth, India. 2011
  • “Essential Inner Purification-The Tantric Practice of Tattwa Shuddhi” with Swami Satyandharma Saraswati, (Ohio, USA) May 2013
  • Ashram, Yoga & Satsang Week with Paramahamsa Niranjanananda Saraswati (Munger, India)
  • SATYANANDA YOGA® workshops, satsangs, and continuing teacher training